Lūž

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See also: luz, Luz, and luź

Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kersti Boiko suggests the Latvian name Lūžņa as the source of the Livonian name. Compare dialectal lūžņa (a place where trees have been felled by wind) from the verb lūzt (to break).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lū'ž

  1. Lūžņa (a village in Latvia)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kersti Boiko, Ziemeļkurzemes piekrastes lībiešu ciemu vietvārdi in Kersti Boiko's Lībieši – rakstu krājums, page 217